Husk Power to electrify communities in Nigeria with solar hybrid mini-grids

NIGERIA – Husk Power Systems, the leading rural energy services company operating solar mini-grids in Africa and Asia, has concluded agreements to develop and operate seven mini-grids with the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP), which is funded by the World Bank and African Development Bank. The agreements, which were fully executed on September 15, 2021, fall under the Solar Hybrid Minigrid…

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Winch Energy to raise US$2.12m for electrification via green mini grids in Africa

AFRICA – Off grid energy developer and technology integrator Winch Energy has launched a crowdfunding event with the aim of raising US$2.12m for rural electrification in Africa over the next two years. The British company has a solid reputation for its electrification projects in East and West Africa and wants to accelerate the deployment of its electricity access solutions in…

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PowerGen Renewable Energy commissions mini-grids in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE – Solar energy provider PowerGen Renewable Energy is commissioning mini-grids in four communities in Sierra Leone. With a total capacity of 150 kWp, the solar systems were installed in partnership with InfraCo Africa, a finance company of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG). The solar mini grids recently commissioned by solar energy provider PowerGen Renewable Energy are located…

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